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Non-Auditory Effects of Environmental Noise

by Marshall Chasin, AuD, for the Canadian Academy of Audiology  Reprinted with permission of... Read More

What is the best musical instrument for my hard of hearing child?

From time to time I am asked about the best musical instrument for someone’s... Read More

Readers’ Choice 2021: Three distinct programs for music?  So… what does the literature say?

Dear Readers: During this holiday season, the editors at Hearing Health & Technology Matters... Read More

What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

It is rare to have a column about a review of an article, especially... Read More

What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

I recall meeting Margaret (Margo) Skinner at a conference back in the early 1980s... Read More

INFO FOR MUSICIANS

Best of 2016: An open letter to hard of hearing musicians… again…

  This was the most well-read blog in Hear the Music in 2016.  Not... Read More

Audiometric notches at different frequencies

Have you ever noticed when testing a musician or even a teenager who walked... Read More

Three Myths about Programming Hearing Aids for Music

Most of our training regarding hearing aids for hard-of-hearing people is based on the... Read More

Which is the best music instrument for my hard of hearing child?

From time to time, I receive telephone calls and emails from the parents of... Read More

Why are audiologists afraid of working with musicians? Part 3

This series of blogs covers a number of areas about why audiologists would rather... Read More

PREVENTING HEARING LOSS

LRADs, Hearing Aids, Trumpets and Loudspeakers

Several years ago I was asked to be an expert witness by the Canadian... Read More

Validating the attenuation features of musicians’ earplugs: Part 2

Internal machinery noise levels are probably one of the most ignored aspects of any... Read More

Percussion musical instruments and hearing loss.

The vast majority of noise or music exposure is the result of “steady state”... Read More

NIHL- Age Corrections – Part 3

In many state or provincial worker’s compensation boards there is a “correction factor” that... Read More

Modifications for the ER-15 earplug

The ER-15 earplug was the first to have uniform attenuation and it has been... Read More